Talent Director Salary (United States)

Pay for Talent Directors in the United States is typically around $98,723 annually. Generous benefits are a perk in this profession; nearly all claim both medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. In a profession dominated by women, 68 percent of Talent Directors are female. Work is enjoyable for the better half of Talent Directors who claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Talent Director Salary (?
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$54,631 - $149,782
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MEDIAN: $91,610
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$53,934 - $166,166  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Job Description for Talent Director

  • Liaise between actors, directors and agents to negotiate contracts, set appointments and hold auditions.
  • Lead talent management strategy to ensure talent is developed to and reaches its full potential.
  • Interview, audition and hire performers to fill various roles.
  • Match specific talent types to appropriate roles for motion picture, radio, theatre and other entertainment.

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Experience Affects Talent Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%
Experienced
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National Average
$99,000
Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 7%
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